Pentose Phosphate Pathway (later stages)

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The overall reaction here, ignoring other uses of the intermediates, is:

2 ribose 5-phosphate + 4 xylulose 5-phosphate + H2O = 5 fructose 6-phosphate + phosphate

For the net reaction of both early and late stages of the pentose phosphate pathway click here.

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